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April 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

City officials meet with authority to discuss new business needs

For the first time in 15 years, officials from the City of Connellsville met with Connellsville Municipal Authority during an official meeting.  Mayor Greg Lincoln, councilman Tom Karpiak and city clerk Vern Ohler came to Tuesday’s meeting More...

News

Ex-Trump campaign chairman to register as foreign agent

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will register with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for lobbying work he did on behalf of political interests in Ukraine, led at the time by a pro-Russian poli More...

Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at ‘all-time low'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Laying bare deep and dangerous divisions on Syria and other issues, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that U.S. More...

J. Geils, ‘Centerfold’ musician, dies at age 71

GROTON, Mass. (AP) — Musician J. Geils, founder of The J. More...

Opinion

Differences exist between Judaism, Christianity, Islam

Letter to the Editor

(Editor’s note: This letter to the editor was written in response to the Seton Hill speaker who recently talked about three religions and one God.) More...

Does Trump have a strategy for Syria?

WASHINGTON – So, Donald J. Trump has now exercised his powers as commander in chief, sending Tomahawk missiles to destroy parts of the al- Shayrat air base used for Syrian chemical weapons. More...

Obscure journalist wins Pulitzer Prize

(AP) – Each year, when the Pulitzer prizes for journalism are announced, the usual suspects emerge — The New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe and a few other newspapers with the talent, time and resources to pursue stories relentlessly. More...

Sports

Rice headed to Malone University

During his time as a soccer player at Connellsville High School, Jacob Rice could always be counted on to provide the Falcons with some offensive punch. More...

Raiders knock off Vikings, 12-7

Up until the sixth inning of Wednesday’s Section 3-AAA game, the Mt. More...

Fleury leads Pens to win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 31 shots in a surprise start in place of injured Matt Murray and the Pittsburgh Penguins opened their Stanley Cup title defense with a 3-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday night. More...

Naked motorist to stand trial in police officer assault

A state trooper testified Wednesday he first saw Darren Warner along Route 119 near the Connellsville-Dunbar Township line.  “I observed the defendant walking naked along the roadway,” Nicholas Saylor said.  More...

S. Connellsville seeks sewer line funding

South Connellsville borough has begun looking at replacing antiquated sewer lines.  Council President Karen Holbrook and Mayor Jim Swink met with U.S. More...

Elliott to present history of B&O Railroad

Bruce Elliott presents a history of the B&O Railroad at the Connellsville Canteen Monday evening as part of the continuing series of speakers sponsored by the Fayette County Cultural Trust.   More...

Obituaries

Bridget A. Andursky

Connellsville

Bridget A. (Labuda) Andursky, 83, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Harmon House.  She was born April 29, 1933, in Smock, a daughter of the late John and Susan (Yakimak) Labuda.  More...

Phyllis A. Keffer

Mt. Pleasant

Phyllis Ann (Fretts) Keffer, 87, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant.  Phyllis was born June 12, 1929, in Scottdale, a daughter of the late Albert C. More...

Marlene A. Hough

Dawson

Marlene Ann (Grimm) Hough, 67, of Dawson, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at her home.  Mrs. Hough was born Jan. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Do Just One Thing

Crafters, listen up: Your collection of handmade pottery, crocheted items, watercolors and homemade jewelry can go to someone who loves it and help support a worthy cause at the same time. More...

Lifestyles

Exercise, diet help reduce risk for vascular dementia

Dear Doctor: My dad has just been diagnosed with vascular dementia. What is it? Can it be prevented?   More...

Take time to reflect on the meaning of Easter

This Friday is Good Friday, and Easter is Sunday, April 16. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Albright services announced   More...

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